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Nevada whitewater, Jarbidge River - West Fork

Elko county, Jarbidge Nevada to Idaho East Fork confluence section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     16 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Elko, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The nature scenery of Nevada and the cool fresh water have people coming here. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Nevada you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so better not forget that rivers in this state are less
    demanding. This stretch is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others
too. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The Jarbidge Nevada to Idaho East Fork confluence section of Jarbidge River - West Fork is 16 miles long and is a class III-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Since you're on this site you are probably  
into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with not too many other rivers for that.

Briefly about the general area:
Going for a hike on the Gold Creek Trail is always a good adventure, and you're sure to encounter some friendly people from Jarbidge here. East Fork Rattlesnake Canyon is in the vicinity of Jarbidge River - West Fork and is a glorious place, and what would a place like Jarbidge River - West Fork be without exciting close by features like Big Island. This river is a wonderful place to visit. At Jarbidge River - West Fork throughout the summer months highs are in the 80's.

Jarbidge River - West Fork, Jarbidge Nevada to Idaho East Fork confluence road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Jarbidge River - West Fork.
 Whitewater Near Jarbidge River - West Fork:
Jarbidge, Owyhee County, 5 miles away
      Class II-V - 29 miles long (Murphy Hot Springs to Bruneau River)
Jarbridge River - East Fork, Elko County, 5 miles away
      Class -blank- - -blank- miles long (to Murphy Hot Springs Idaho)
Jarbidge River - West Fork, Elko County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 16 miles long (Jarbidge Nevada to Idaho East Fork confluence)
Bruneau River - West Fork, Elko County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V - 19 miles long (Rowland Nevada to Blackrock Crossing Idaho)
Bruneau River - West Fork, Owyhee County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V - 28 miles long (Below Rowland Nevada to Indian Hot Springs)
Bruneau River, Owyhee County, 25 miles away
      Class II-IV - 40 miles long (Indian Hot Springs to 8 miles South of Bruneau)
 Ski Areas Near Jarbidge River - West Fork:
Magic Mountain, Idaho , 79 miles away, 700 foot drop, 3 lifts, 13 runs
Soldier Mountain, Idaho , 88 miles away, 1425 foot drop, 3 lifts, 36 runs
 Campgrounds Near Jarbidge River - West Fork:
Sawmill National Forest Campground, Elko County, 4 miles away
Juniper Grove, Jarbidge, 5 miles away
Big Cottonwood, Jarbidge, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Jarbidge River - West Fork:
Gold Creek Trail, Elko , 7 miles away,  11.4 hiking miles, 1797 feet elevation difference
Gold Creek Trail, Elko , 7 miles away,  11.4 hiking miles, 1797 feet elevation difference
Diamond Trail, Elko , 15 miles away,  9.4 hiking miles, 1267 feet elevation difference
Diamond Trail, Elko , 16 miles away,  9.4 hiking miles, 1267 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Jarbidge River - West Fork:
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman - ID , 57 miles away
Humboldt National Forest, Nevada , 39 miles away

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